ACC quizzes Ha-Meem group owner A K Azad


Dhaka, May 22: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday interrogated Ha-Meem group owner A K Azad, also ex- president of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) over allegation of amassing wealth illegally.

Director of ACC and investigator of the case Jainal Abedin Shibly quizzed Ha-Meem group owner A K Azad from 9 am to 1 pm at ACC’s headquarters, said its Public Relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya.

Commission secretary Shamsul Arefin said after failing to appear in the second round of ACC quizzing, Azad applied on May 9 to ACC for the time and then he was asked to appear on May 22.

A K Azad denied making any comment on under trial issue.

A K Azad, chairman and managing director of Ha-Meem group, is also the owner of two media outlets.

Earlier, the Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) demolished parts of his Gulshan house for constructing it allegedly without any approved design.

The cases were filed during the interim government in 2008 against him for acquiring illegal wealth.